Polygonum equisetiforme

Horsetail knotgrass                                                                      Κοινό όνομα άγνωστο

Polygonaceae - knotweed family                                                                              Dicot.


polygonum from Greek poly = many (πολλή)  + gonum = knee (γόνατο)

equiset from genus name for horsetails from latin = horse + formis = shape

Arising from a thickened reddish stem with bright green lance shaped leaves the long, green flexible stems of Polygonum equisetiformis form a tangled mass with those of  neighbouring plants. The weed has tiny pink flowers at joints along its length. Generally growing in late summer and autumn, it is found in neglected gardens and fallow fields.

✿ 3-4m, 20-80cm,W                                                    JAN FEB MAR APR MAY JUN JUL AUG SEP OCT NOV DEC
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